Sunday, April 30, 1995

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

Location: New Braunfels, Texas

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 30, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas HERALD Z E I T U N Education Sunday April 30 7 A NBISD Sensational secretarial staff applauded Although their office and organizational skills are very much appreciated secretaries and clerks are also valued for their skills with people Working with children parents other members of the public and with fellow employees these professionals strive to compe tently handle feelings as well as folders files and faxes The districts secretarial staff was with a luncheon Wednesday on National Secretary Appreciation Day NBISD recognized the following people Lamar Primary Marie Garza secretary to the princi pal and Jan Wingate clerical assistant Lone Star Primary Betty Council secretary to the principal and Jerri Brumbclow clerical assistant Memorial Primary Sandy Smith secretary to the Principal and Rosic Davila clerical assistant Carl Schurz Elementary Karen Forshagc secretary to the principal and Henrietta Salazar clerical assistant Memorial Elementary Sylvia Moreno secretary to the principal and Kay Doerfler clerical assistant Seele Elementary Cindy Carter secretary to the prin cipal and Henrietta Castilleja clerical assistant OakRun School Deborah Lain secretary to the prin cipal and Isabel Garza clerical assistant New Braunfels Middle School Brenda Bactgc sec retary to the principal Becky Broeker clerical assistant Carmen Florcs secretary to the counselors Joan Slaugh ter attendance clerk and Erlindu Medina InSchool Sus pension New Braunfels High School Bnui Sanchez secretary to the principal Darla Wright receptionist Pal Douglas Cindy Gore pupil accounting clerk Martha SierraMiller secretary to the counselors and Dickie Guthric clerical assistant to the counselors Support Services Debbie Baker secretary School Nutrition Rodriguez secretary The Education Center Anna Ayala receptionist Nora Carrizales special programs secretary Glisa Jack son payroll clerical assistant Darline Moos accounts payable clerk Kristi Ponfick personnel secretary Vir ginia Prciss clerk Debbie Schlalhcr special education secrclary Sherry Scholt curriculum instruction secretary Diana Schrcefcr vocational education secretary Susan Slchlc superintendents secretary Sylvia Taylor special educa tion clerk and Connie Waltispcrgcr business office sec retary Tax Office Betsy Caldwell deputy lax collector Howell lax clerk and Eva Sauccdo clerk Transportation Dianna Conlcy secretary and Jo Ann Sonlitncr Week of the Young Child observed by NBHS class This year the students of the New Braunfels High School teen parenting classes have been completing projects at the Childrens Museum in New Braunfels to earn member ships for their families From left to right Childrens Mu seum Exhibits Coordinator Julie Swift and NBHS students Beatrice Cruz and Adam Torres cut shapes out of mag netic material The students and their classmates worked on the exhibit created for the Week of the Young Child April 2329 The colored plastic film and magnetic materials used for the project were donated by Oasis The VIP or Very Important Parents program strives to reduce the number of teen pregnancies and help teen parents continue their educations NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT CISD Earth Day at Mountain Valley Elementary For Earth Day 1995 fifth grade students at Mountain Valley Elemen tary School studied recycling cleaned up their environment and established new recycling procedures for their school Our objective is to increase the students awareness of recycling and what can and cannot be Amy Eppes fifth grade teacher said Students began by collecting mate rials on the schools playground Items were first sorted into groups plastic aluminum paper glass and styrofoam After the material is sorted stu dents will determine the answers to several Linda Faught fifth grade teacher said They must determine what mate rials we have the most of then how each material could be Eppes said Our class took a vote and thought we would find more paper than any thing else But were surprised that there are so many random types of Eppes said If something was found that could not be recycled students were asked to determine what recyclable materi als could have been used by the manu facturer for the product Students became very enthusias tic and real advocates of recycling They made some immediate changes in our school and started many oth Faught said They were very concerned because they quickly realized that land fills are going to be full with trash if we dont do something quick Faught added Following their experiences out side students took their enthusiasm for recycling to the school cafeteria Students had recyclable material bins placed in the cafeteria and im proved aluminum can recycling pro cedures They were also asked to start a committee for the next school year to help determine how the school could improve its recycling program NBISD photo by LESLIE KRIEWALDT 3 Shown with their air and waterpowered vehicle and sea props from their competition are state ij award winners Alison Damarodas Chris Snider Trey Taylor Sarah Moscheau and Suzanne Fischer h NBHS OM team wins state creativity award Competing in the Odyssey of the Mind program requires creativity for a passport intelligence as a tickcl and perseverance as the vehicle for travel The outstanding crcalivity of Ihc New Braunfels High School Odys sey ofthe Mind team earned it a ticket to the stale competition and the programs highest award for excep tional creativity Alison Damarodas Chris Snider Trey Taylor Sarah Moscheau and Suzanne Fischer advanced from the regional meet to attend the stale cvcnf earlier this month in Wichita Falls There they won the Odyssey of the Mind RanalraFuscaCreativity Award The award is given to a team or indi viduals who use extraordinary cre ativity in solving iheir events prob lem According to the OM guide Ihc competition encourages students to think creatively The program itself is designed to encourage students to take creative risks in solving problems Suc cess is nol a criterion for winning Ihc award The team competed in Ihc Scien tific Safari problem Their tusk was to design construct and drive a safari vehicle that was propelled by two types of power The vehicle had to leave one point or camp and be driven on a safari where it encountered animals The cam was asked to tag some animals rescue an injured animal collect a new animal species relocate animals and slop poachers The NBHS learn planned a sen safari with a bicyclelike vehicle powj1 creel by pneumatics and which earned points as being the twin power sources with Ihc highest degree I of difficulty The lime limit to complete the jecti vcs on the course during compel lion was eight minutes The materials used in the competition could nol cccdSlOO Parent coaches such as Ron and Carol Snider serve as advisors only to the team and do nol actually work on the project Team members and their and coaches will he invited to the school board meeting on Tuesday May 16 al The sludenls will be in the board room on the second floorolThe Education Center NBISD students and staff are off Friday May 5 CHSs Scott Hudnall goes to national competition Holly Gruwell and Andi Home examine materials from the Mountain Valley Elementary School playground Scott Hudnall a CHS sophomore advanced to national Health Occupa tion Students of America First Aid and Rescue competition by winning second place in Texas competition Hudnall was confronted with a minimum of two serious and several minor injuries on a live He had to correctly determine the nature of the injury then provide the appropriate medical aid according to Janet Zeravica CHS health occupa tions teacher He was also required to perform proper rescue breathing procedures on a manikin and call 911 to describe the each type of injury and his medi cal actions National competition will be in Louisville Kentucky All of our students are helping raise money so Scott can get to Louis ville We want to thank the commu nity and Jack in the Box for their great Zeravica said CISD photo by Don Clark Scott Hudnall and Janet Zeravica CHS health careers teacher Hudnall advances to national First Aid and Rescue competition after winning second place in Texas competition Comal Elementary students receive awards CISD photos by Qon Clark Fifth grade students LR Jessica Oakley Tina Malder Nicole Wilson Lauren Owens Shawna Watts Jenny Ratliff and Leslie Turner collect recyclable items as part of their class1 Earth Day project CISD photo by Don Clark The American Heart Association presented awards of merit to Comal Elementary School obtaining the highest amount of pledges for the schools Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart funj drive Pictured LR are Joe McElroy Comal Elementary physical education teacher Steward Gottsacker 4th grade Cody Williams 5th grade Chris Jebens 4th grade Robert Skeen 3rd grade and Allysot Farrimond American Heart Association representative Gottsacker was the high student in the school in contributions The school donated to the Heart Association